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First Trust NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index Fund (FBT)

Delayed Data
As of May 27
 +1.29 / +1.39%
Today’s Change
Today|||52-Week Range

Investment Objective

The investment seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield (before the fund's fees and expenses) of an equity index called the NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index(SM). The fund will normally invest at least 90% of its net assets (including investment borrowings) in common stocks that comprise the index. The index is an equal-dollar weighted index designed to measure the performance of a cross section of companies in the biotechnology industry that are primarily involved in the use of biological processes to develop products or provide services. It is non-diversified.


1 month-2.65% 3 years+16.40%
3 months+9.13% 5 years+16.21%
1 year-24.08% Since inception+16.86%
Data through 05/27/2016

Quote Details

Previous close$92.71
Open day’s range92.09 – 94.00
Net asset value (NAV)92.79 (05/26/2016)
Daily volume52,132
Average volume (3 months)507,630
Data as of 3:59pm ET, 05/27/2016

Peer Comparisonvs. Health ETFs

Performance 5-yr return+16.21%+15.78%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.55%0.47%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.710.97
Net assets$862.6M$1.3B
Average market cap$8.2B$27.9B
Average P/E22.424.4
Dividend / Share--0.22%


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Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Healthcare 100.00%
Business service 0.00%
Consumer goods 0.00%
Consumer service 0.00%
Energy 0.00%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
MDVN Medivation Inc3.90%
NKTR Nektar Therapeutics3.57%
VRTX Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc3.56%
GRFS Grifols SA3.55%
BIIB Biogen3.53%
ICPT Intercept Pharmaceuticals Inc3.48%
AGIO Agios Pharmaceuticals Inc3.48%
TECH Bio-Techne Corp3.46%
ALKS Alkermes Plc3.46%
AMGN Amgen3.42%

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